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SGD Symposium 2022

Thursday 9th & Friday 10th June

Single or Two day tickets. (for multiple booking discount please email events@sgd.org.uk) 

RHS Hilltop Building - RHS Garden Wisley, Wisley Lane, WOKING, GU23 6QB

PAST - PRESENT - FUTURE: Finding answers to the way forward from our past.

As the SGD celebrates 40 years of garden and landscape design, this two-day symposium (Single or Two day tickets available) held at the new Hilltop Building, RHS Garden Wisley, will examine the past, cast a critical eye on current practice, and propose new ways of working together to address the rapidly changing demands of people and planet to help develop an industry leading approach to sustainable garden design.

Aimed at helping the industry work collaboratively to forge plans for a responsible, creative, relevant and rewarding future in the way we practice, a line-up of some of the UK's most influential garden and landscape designers working in sustainable and ecological design will share their knowledge and expertise in an unmissable mix of talks, panel debates and round-table discussions.

Confirmed keynote speakers include Dan Pearson OBE FSGDBernard Trainor, Charlie Harpur, Rachel Bailey MSGD, Dr. Phil Askew and Marian Boswall MSGD

Other highly acclaimed speakers, including Sarah Eberle FSGD, Advolly Richmond, David Stevens FSGDTom Massey MSGDJo Gibbons, Noel Kingsbury, Catherine Heatherington FSGD and Giacomo Guzzon, will be staging a series of lively panel debates. 

Given the significance of the environmental issues being discussed at the Symposium, the SGD has implemented a no-fly policy for the event.  Bernard Trainor will be speaking live from one of his gardens in California and Noel Kingsbury will be speaking live from his home in Portugal.  

Delegates will also be encouraged to share their own thoughts and expertise in daily round-table discussions, drawing together the threads that will be contributing to a new SGD Manifesto which will form a blueprint for the way we practice in the future. The discussions will be headed by SGD Vice-Chair Andrew Duff MSGD, who will also be co-chairing the event.

Included in the ticket price is a networking evening on the Thursday night with buffet dinner. From 5pm until 11pm, delegates will get the opportunity to enjoy drinks at the bar and network with delegates and exhibitors alike within the stunning gardens of RHS Wisley.

 

View the Symposium Agenda here

Join us to find out how our industry can help fight some of the most critical climate issues facing us today and help shape the way forward.

 

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Tickets - after May 12th 2022

Available 

   

SGD Friends

 
Friend - 2 DAYS £344.00 (inc. VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022

 

 
Friend - Day 1 £215.00 (inc VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   
Friend - 2 £172.00 (inc VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   

SGD Members

 
Member (Registered and Pre-Registered) - 2 DAYS £286.00 (inc. VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   
Member (Registered and Pre-Registered) - DAY 1 £179.00 (inc VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   
Member (Registered and Pre-Registered) -  DAY 2 £143 (inc VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   

Non-Members 

 
Non-Member - 2 DAYS £400.00 (inc. VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   
Non-Member - DAY 1 £250 (inc VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   
Non-Member - DAY 2 £200.00 (inc VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   

SGD Student Members

 
Student Member - 2 DAYS £170.00 (inc. VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   
Student Member - DAY 1 £107.00 (inc. VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   
Student Member - DAY 2 £85.00 (inc. VAT) 13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   

SGD Sister Organisations & Affiliated Business Partners (Discount code needs to be applied when purchasing)

 

SGD Symposium - Sister Organisations & Affiliated Business Partners - 2 DAYS £286.00 (inc. VAT)

13/06/2022 - 06/06/2022  
   

SGD Symposium - Sister Organisations & Affiliated Business Partners - Early-bird Day 1 £179.00 (inc VAT)

13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022  
   

SGD Symposium - Sister Organisations & Affiliated Business Partners - Early-bird Day 2 £143.00 (inc VAT)

13/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
   

Livestream

 
Livestream (excluding students) 2 DAYS £190.00 (inc. VAT) 22/03/2022 - 08/06/2022
   
Livestream Student Only 2 DAYS £120.00 (inc. VAT) 22/03/2022 - 08/06/2022